The Week That Will Define the Direction of the House GOP

A host of leadership candidates will campaign furiously until Thursday's elections. Will the party push for change, or simply promote the current slate?

House Speaker John Boehner talks as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, center, and Majority Whip Steve Scalise listen during a news conference earlier this year. McCarthy is favored to succeed Boehner as speaker when the GOP elects a new leadership team Thursday, while Scalise and Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price face off to be the next majority leader.
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